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Ruth Awad

Ruth Awad is a 2021 NEA Poetry Fellow and the author of Set to Music a Wildfire (Southern Indiana Review Press, 2017), winner of the 2016 Michael Waters Poetry Prize and the 2018 Ohioana Book Award for Poetry. Alongside Rachel Mennies, she is the coeditor of The Familiar Wild: On Dogs and Poetry (Sundress Publications, 2020). Her work appears in POETRY, Poem-a-Day, The Believer, The New Republic, Pleiades, The Missouri Review, The Rumpus, and elsewhere.

Jan/Feb 2022

Guilt Me

By Ruth Awad

There somehow exists a world without you full of lesser beasts. The mourning horses came with their laments and bridles, nuzzling the window, their breath obscuring the pane. I trailed […]

Jan/Feb 2022

All the Oranges of Tripoli

By Ruth Awad

It is not enough for everything to stem from Lebanon—no, my father contends, it was Tripoli where oranges first originated, and if my sisters and I had any doubt— Just […]